Tropical Friendship Bars

Tropical Friendship Bars

Hi friends! How are you today? Did you know, a lot of wonderful things happen in February? It's true! There's Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day, my Birthday (Best. Holiday. Ever!) and it's Girl Scout Cookie time! Y'all know how much I love cookies, so the fact I get to celebrate my…

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I want Samoa Ice Cream!

I Want Samoa Ice Cream!

Hi friends! How's the weather today? It's sunny here, so I'm making ice-cream! I love ice-cream no matter what the weatherman says. Sun. Rain. Wind. Hurricanes. Snowstorms. Swarms of locust. I'm an equal-opportunity ice-cream eater, especially if that ice cream is made with Girl Scout Cookies! I always want more!…

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My Mamaw’s Classic Rhubarb Crisp

My Mamaw’s Classic Rhubarb Crisp

Hi friends! Today, we're heading down memory lane. Nothing takes me back to my grandmothers kitchen faster than the smell of her Rhubarb Crisp coming out of the oven. She'd have a whole harvest of Rhubarb stalks from Grandpa's garden and I was allowed to help chop them. They turned…

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Helping Hand Cookies for Kids Cancer!

Helping Hand Cookies For Kids Cancer!

Hi friends! Today, I'm doing something a little different. I'm teaming up with a group of amazing food bloggers to help raise money for pediatric cancer research. We are having a "Good Cookies Food Bloggers Valentines Event" to make a difference in the fight against pediatric cancer. Everyone is making…

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21 Christmas Cookies! A delicious roundup!

21 Christmas Cookies! A Delicious Roundup!

Hi friends! It's baking season! This time of year especially, you'll find me baking cookies. Gingerbread men, Snowball cookies and of course, my favorite Melted Snowman Cookies are always on our baking list! Christmas Cookies are the things from which Holiday Memories are made! I love that my granddaughter already…

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Vanilla Polka Dot Cookies

Vanilla Polka Dot Cookies

Hi friends! Happy National Cookie Day! I can't think of a better way to celebrate than to share a fun recipe, Dorie Greenspan's Vanilla Polka Dot Cookies, and a recent baking adventure too! This is my granddaughter, whom I affectionately call "Mini Sous." She's holding my grandmothers rolling pin. This…

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“Dorie’s Cookies” at Melissa’s Produce!

“Dorie’s Cookies” At Melissa’s Produce!

Hi friends! Baking season is in full swing! If you're like most, you're probably making cookies for the holidays! I have a list of seasonal favorites, plus another dozen (or more) new things I want to try. It's what happens when you're a wee bit cookie obsessed. These gorgeous cookie…

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Crockpot Chocolate Candy Clusters!

Crockpot Chocolate Candy Clusters!

Hi friends! How are you doing? Did you survive Thanksgiving? Are you ready for Christmas? We had a great time on Thanksgiving! All the kids, their significant others and of course, Mini Sous and Mini Two came over to eat! We even managed to squeeze in a few family photos…

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Top 12 Pecan recipes for National Pecan Month

Top 12 Pecan Recipes For National Pecan Month

Hi friends! November is National Pecan Month! Pecan Pie has always been one of my favorite desserts for Thanksgiving. Believe it or not, there are other ways to enjoy Pecans. My little bakers heart knows about pecan cookies and shortbread, pies and bars, ooey-gooey cinnamon rolls and bread pudding stuffed…

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Easy Rustic Apple Tart

Easy Rustic Apple Tart

Finally! The weather is starting to cool down here in Southern California. We may get our two weeks of Fall-ish temperatures before it goes back up into the 90's again. While it's cool, I'm going to take advantage of being able to bake in the middle of the day and…

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